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Missouri Candidates for Governor Gather at State Fair

Most of Missouri’s potential Republican candidates for governor expressed opposition Thursday to raising taxes for transportation funding, as they gathered under the same tent with other politicians to shake hands with voters at the Missouri State Fair.


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Missouri Petroleum Marketers Back Cigarette Tax Hike

A group of Missouri gas station and convenience store owners is backing taxing cigarettes an additional 23 cents per pack.


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Police Investigate Robbery of Woman in Parked Vehicle

St. Louis police are investigating a robbery that happened in the 2600 block of Russell on Monday while a woman was sitting in her vehicle.


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St. Louis Man Accused in Baseball Bat Beating

A St. Louis man is accused of beating a man with a baseball bat while keeping him captive in his basement for more than an hour.


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Cigarette Bandit Sought

The suspect said he had a gun, but did not display one.


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Doctor: E-Cigarettes Shouldn’t Be Used Long Term

While science is still being gathered on the potential dangers of e-cigarettes, what are smokers who want to quit supposed to do?


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St. Louis Named Smokiest City In America

St. Louis ranks at the bottom of the charts for America’s 100 smoke-free cities.


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Engineer Seeks Cigarette Butt Recycling

Kirk Sheckler wants music festivalgoers to get their butts off the ground cigarette butts, that is.


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Hookah: Not A Safer Option

Cancer specialist says smoking hookah is just as dangerous as cigarettes.


1 Seriously Injured, 1 Arrested At Alton Fire

A minor injury was suffered by a firefighter who was knocked down by one of the eleven residents of the home who tried to get back inside to save the victim. That man was arrested.



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